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Re: Cats--progress note

I think you need both of them, one for each lap!!

On 10/31/05, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center <
4042N15@nationalhearing.com> wrote:
> Would your preference be a single cat, Jim? I enjoy two, partly for their
> antics together, but also to keep each other company. However, I've read
> that if you got two, like the ones you saw, their ability to warm up to
> people will depend greatly on how much they've been handled by people from
> the time they're born. Cats that have been mainly around other cats during
> those first months may tend to be cat-cats. If they've been handled by
> people, who've cooed and cuddled them, they have a greater likelihood of
> being people-cats. It's fun to watch the antics of the 2, but if they
> ignore you in favor of each other's company, you may end up with an empty
> lap. But if they like human attention, well, both you and Ms. Fatma could
> end up with individual lap warmers who also have a feline friend to keep
> them busy when the laps aren't available.
> Kitty
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> To: "Garden Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, October 31, 2005 12:00 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Cats--progress note
> > Went to the shelter today, mostly to see what they had. Can't actually
> > choose a cat without Ms. Fatma's concurrence.
> >
> > There were two kittens--probably same litter, 2 months or so old--in
> > one of those two-cell cages together. They had a thing to sleep on that
> > was about the size of a dinner plate with a fat-cushy donut type edge.
> > Looked like it was made of terry. One of the kittens crawled under it
> > and, of course, that made a lump in the bottom of it. The other kitten
> > saw the moving lump and smacked it, which cause the kitten underneath
> > to jump up, and that caused the kitten who did the smacking to jump
> > backwards, tail over tea cups. then dive into the other cage cell. Wish
> > I'd had a video camera.
> >
> > Island Jim
> > Southwest Florida
> > 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> > Hardiness Zone 10
> > Heat Zone 10
> > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> > Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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